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In cucina con Antonino - Episodio 5: il coltivatore del "Limone di Sorrento IGP" View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Antonino has a visitor from Sorrento on the Amalfi Coast, who brings in some of the world-famous Sorrento lemons. They prepare whole-wheat spaghetti with a simple sauce featuring lemon rind and bottarga (salted fish roe).

In cucina con Antonino - Episodio 4: il coltivatore del pomodorino del View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Antonino shares a new and easy recipe with grape or cherry tomatoes, buffalo stracciatella, and shrimp. But what makes the dish special is the special pasta: Penne with ridges both inside and out.

In cucina con Antonino - Episodio 3 - La mamma View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Today Antonino cooks special, grooved spaghetti, with garlic, oil and hot peppers. It's a classic pasta recipe, but our chef adds some extra ingredients to give it a different twist.

In cucina con Antonino - Episodio 1: il pescatore View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Antonio Cannavacciuolo shows us how to make a very elegant pasta dish with zucchini and fish. The cooking video is an ad for Voiello pasta, in this case mezze maniche which means "short sleeves."

Motor Show - Iniziativa "Svolta Elettrica"

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Are we ready for electric automobiles? Gianfranco Pavan talks about Svolta Elettrica or Electric Turning Point at the Bologna Motor Show of 2011.

Telecom Italia Mobile - La camicia bianca di Garibaldi View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

TIM is Italy's state controlled mobile phone service. In this madcap ad, we're taken back to the time of Garibaldi, where the great unifier of Italy complains to his mother about her laundry skills. In order to avoid parolacce (dirty words), Garibaldi resorts to a euphemism, which even when translated won't make sense to many of us. What he means in caption 8 is "Like hell."

Raccolta differenziata - Campagna di sensibilizzazione del Comune di Alliste (LE)

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Composting is becoming more and more popular in Italy, and many towns will supply you with a composter, not to mention a discount on your sanitation expenses! In addition, there's plenty of useful new vocabulary in this video, The voice over is not particularly slow, but it's nice and clear.

Spot Sky Sport - con Perrotta, Totti, Marchisio

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

This video is a Sky Sport advertisement, and was filmed with some of the most important players, for example, Totti, Marchisio, and Perrotta.

Spot pubblicitario - Tim - Maxxi Day Vacanze View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy Roman

Ad for Maxxi Day Vacanze [Maxxi Day Vacations], a calling card on offer to TIM clients during the summer months. Christian De Sica plays a clueless uncle who doesn't get what it's about and thinks it involves ice cream.

Trailer - S.P.Q.R. 2000 e 1/2 anni fa View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Judge Antonio Servilio comes down to ancient Rome from Mediolanum [Roman name for Milan], to fight corruption. The disconcerting message of the film is that little has changed since 71 BCE. Romantic entanglements, nepotism, references to current politics, and sexy ladies.

Trailer - Natale in Sudafrica View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

In the first episode, Carlo is on vacation in South Africa with his beloved Susanna, his second wife. Everything seems to be going well until, by a strange trick of fate, he meets his younger brother Giorgio and his wife Marta…

Trailer - Paparazzi View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Paparazzi follows Five “paparazzi” (free-lance photographers) who run "Magica Press" (The Magic Press). The goal of the photographers is to catch Italian screen stars in private moments. This time it's the President of the USA they catch.

Trailer - La vita è bella - Roberto Benigni View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy Tuscan

“Life is Beautiful” is the 1997 dramatic comedy, directed by and starring Roberto Benigni. It received three Oscars. The film takes place in a concentration camp in Nazi Germany. Guido (Benigni) in order to protect his son, pretends that the Jewish deportation and the war are just a game, with the final prize: a tank.

Trailer ufficiale - La Strada View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

La Strada (The Road) is a 1954 film directed by Federico Fellini, with Anthony Quinn and Giulietta Masina. The film was partly shot at the famous Saltanò Circus, with actors and extras taken from that circus. Fellini changed the name of Anthony Quinn’s character from Saltanò into Zampanò, maybe for copyright reasons. The picture won an Oscar for best foreign film in 1957. It was the year the foreign prize was instituted and it allowed Fellini to break out from national boundaries.

Trailer ufficiale - Un gioco da ragazze View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

The story of four young women, aged seventeen, who were born into upper middle class families in a provincial Italian city. Their perfect lives, their high profile families, their shopping, their sports activities, their boyfriends, and their exclusive parties are all a huge bore for them. Elena, the group’s leader, finds herself in a strange situation when their newly arrived teacher, Mario Landi, enters unknowingly into their adolescent games.

Trailer ufficiale - Galantuomini View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy Salentino

Viewer Discretion Advised

Lecce, in the 1990s. Ignazio is an esteemed judge who has recently returned to the city after working for many years in the north. He meets Lucia again, the woman he has secretly loved since childhood. The woman works as a perfumes representative, but this is just a front. In reality, Lucia has become the right hand woman of the boss Carmine Za, one of the heads of Sacra Corona Unita (United Sacred Heart), the new criminal organization that in 90s reached its apex of power and ferocity.

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